NUS Downloader

NUS Downloader for downloading IOSes from Nintendo

NUS Downloader is an app for Windows PCs that allows you to download IOSes from Nintendo so that you can use them during installation of cIOSes. It is needed if your Wii is not connected to the Internet.

What you should install first

  • There are no prerequisites.

What you need

  • Windows PC with an Internet connection

What to download

  • The latest version of NUS Downloader from this page.

Installation procedure

You will have been directed here from a page that suggested installation of a particular IOS with a version number. A Title ID will also have been specified. For the purposes of this page, we will install IOSXX vYYYY with Title ID 00000001000000ZZ and you should replace with the values you were told.

There are two methods. Method 1 is usually easier but may not work for newer IOSes. Method 2 should always work.

Method 1

  1. Unzip NUS Downloader into a directory on your PC
  2. Navigate to the directory in Windows Explorer and execute the app by double clicking NUS Downloader.exe
  3. Click the Database button and then select IOS…00000001000000ZZ IOSXX…vYYYY from the pull down menu
  4. If the previous page told you to use the Pack WAD option, then click the checkbox next to Pack WAD
  5. Click Start NUS Download
  6. The WAD or files you need will be downloaded to the titles/00000001000000ZZ/YYYY/ directory.

Method 2

  1. Unzip NUS Downloader into a directory on your PC
  2. Navigate to the directory in Windows Explorer and execute the app by double clicking NUS Downloader.exe
  3. Put the text 00000001000000ZZ into the first text box which says "Title ID"
  4. Put the text YYYY into the second text box which says Version and is after the v.
  5. If the previous page told you to use the Pack WAD option, then click the checkbox next to Pack WAD
  6. Click Start NUS Download
  7. The WAD or files you need will be downloaded to the titles/00000001000000ZZ/YYYY/ directory.

What Next?

  • Go back to the page you came here from with your downloaded IOS
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